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Professor Emeritus Rosenau On J.C. Penney Retail Challenges: Forbes.com

Jerry Rosenau, professor emeritus and former program director of fashion apparel studies, discussed some of the problems facing J.C. Penney in a competitive retail market in an April 23 Forbes.com article.

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PhilaU Students Helped Mount Grace Kelly Exhibit at Falls Center: Roxborough Review

A new exhibit on Grace Kelly, a Hollywood icon who became princess of Monaco, was mounted at Falls Center with help from Philadelphia University students, the Roxborough Review reported April 21. The PhilaU students helped prepare the gallery and create invitations …

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History Professor Phil Tiemeyer Discusses Politics of Gay Rights: Maclean’s

Public opinion has turned in support of gay rights, associate history professor Phil Tiemeyer said in a recent article in Maclean’s magazine about Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. “The LGBT movement has more of the upper hand in terms …

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Industrial Design Student’s Handmade Batsuit Featured on CNN

Industrial design student Jackson Gordon‘s functional Batsuit was featured on CNN’s Make Create Innovate column on April 16. The Batsuit, the result of months of materials testing and prototyping, was built to withstand stabs, slashes, punches and bats and flexible enough not …

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Unique PhilaU Student Collaboration Helps Clients With Needs: Roxborough Review

The unique collaboration between occupational therapy and industrial design students resulted in assistive devices created for some 30 real clients with special needs, The Roxborough Review reported April 15. Industrial design students Sam Pawlak and Nicki Topete and occupational therapy

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Design Thinking Is The New University: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Design-thinking principles, which provide the guiding framework for PhilaU’s Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce and Strategic Design MBA, offer a revolutionary perspective in education, President Spinelli and Natalie Nixon, Strategic Design MBA program director, wrote in a letter …

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Sustainable Design Alumna’s MilkCrate App Helps People Live Green: Philadelphia Inquirer, Bloomberg News

Morgan Berman, a 2014 graduate of PhilaU’s M.S. in Sustainable Design program, created the MilkCrate app to help people live greener lives by finding sustainable business and services, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Bloomberg News reported April 10. Berman was invited to …

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Fashion Alumna Amanda Stearns In Macy’s Fashion Incubator: WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU fashion design alumna Amanda Stearns ’14 has been selected to join Macy’s Fashion Incubator class of 2015, WHYY Newsworks reported April 8. Stearns, one of five designers selected for the year-long fashion business program, will work on her line of …

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M.S. in User Experience and Interactive Design Program Featured in Technical.ly Philly

PhilaU’s M.S. in User Experience and Interactive Design “has helped shape more than a few innovative projects,” Technical.ly Philly reported April 7. Graduate and current adjunct Robert Hardcastle, current student Jillian Bauer and MilkCrate founder Morgan Berman, who earned an …

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PhilaU SBA Dean Lehrman Named Rowan Business Dean: Philadelphia Business Journal

Sue Lehrman,dean of the School of Business Administration, has been named dean of Rowan University’s William G. Rohrer College of Business, effective July 1, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported March 26. Philip Russel, associate dean of the Kanbar College of …

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